Organizers of pseudo-elections in Crimea to be sanctioned

Around one and a half thousand people can subject to individual sanctions.

5 October 2016 12:03

Individual sanctions may be introduced against the persons who participated in preparation, organization and holding the illegal elections to the State Duma of the Russian Federation on the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, according to the press service of the Ministry of the temporarily occupied territories and internally displaced persons.

“Currently, preparatory work and collection of information is undertaken to introduce the issue for consideration by the Cabinet of Ministers,” reads the statement.

The agency noted that as of now, more than a dozen organizations and political parties are involved in the violation of the Ukrainian legislation, and 33 individuals have been identified. In total, almost one and a half thousand people may be sanctioned.

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